Austin Franklin | Composer

“…the ability to create striking effects of togetherness… and a sense of an ending.”

Frank Daykin, New York City Concert Review

“A crucial testament to Franklin’s compositional voice is his ability to unify diverse approaches… in a way that articulates a sum greater than its parts.”

Phillip Schuessler, Special to the Sybaritic Singer


Rhythmic Mosaics for marimba, vibraphone, and electronics

Small Worlds for alto sax, electric guitar, piano, and percussion

Bloom for cello and live electronics

Latest News

The American Prize Finalist

I’m happy to announce that my piece, Rhythmic Mosaics, has been selected as a finalist in the Instrumental Chamber Music College/University division of The American Prize national non-profit competitions in the performing arts. To see the full list of finalists, use the following link: The American Prize will be announcing winners in my division […]

Saxophone Quartet

Just updated my music and store pages with a brand new piece for saxophone quartet! Check out a sample of the score and read more about it on these pages. The premiere is scheduled for May 2022 in Alb Italy as part of the Alba Music Festival by The Estrella Consort.


Excited to hear that Bloom was accepted to be performed this summer at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival!